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Merlyn
As a married parent of two children, Merlyn works hard to support her family. She has a restaurant business in the Philippines, and also earns additional income from her general store and cafeteria. Merlyn is borrowing PHP 10,000 through NWTF to buy ingredients for her restaurant business.

Merlyn has sustained her business activities through her past loan from NWTF. She hopes that her hard work will help her attain her dream: to save enough to provide a secure future for her family.

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On Friday November 8, 2013, Super Typhoon Haiyan made its way through Southeast Asia, causing substantial damage to homes and businesses in areas of the Philippines. Given the state of devastation following this storm, borrowers living and working in these areas may have difficulty making repayments on their loans, thus making their Kiva loans higher risk. More information >>

About Negros Women for Tomorrow Foundation

Negros Women for Tomorrow Foundation, Inc. (NWTF) is a non-governmental organization established with an aim to help men and women achieve self-sufficiency, particularly in the province of Negros Occidental’s low-income communities. The organization offers its clients a wide variety of products, including loans for micro-entrepreneurs, hospital income benefits, life insurance, accidental death benefits and more. Kiva lenders’ funds will be used to expand the reach of these products to low-income urban and rural communities.

About Philippines

  • $7,000
    Average annual income
  • 1432
    View loans »
    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $59,148,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.8
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Merlyn to buy ingredients for her restaurant business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jul 20, 2012
Listed
Aug 14, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Feb 15, 2013